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The Government of Malaysia, officially the Federal Government of Malaysia (Malay: Kerajaan Persekutuan Malaysia), is based in the Federal Territory of Putrajaya with the exception of the legislative branch, which is located in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is a federation comprising the 11 States of Malaya, the Borneo States of Sabah and Sarawak, and 3 Federal Territories operating within a constitutional monarchy under the Westminster system and is categorised as a representative democracy. The federal government of Malaysia adheres to and is created by the Federal Constitution of Malaysia, the supreme law of the land.
|Formation||16 September 1963|
|Meeting place||Houses of Parliament|
|Leader||Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim|
|Appointer||Yang di-Pertuan Agong Abdullah of Pahang|
|Headquarters||Perdana Putra, Putrajaya|
|Seat||Palace of Justice|
The federal government adopts the principle of separation of powers under Article 127 of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia, and has three branches: executive, legislature and judiciary. The state governments in Malaysia also have their respective executive and legislative bodies. The judicial system in Malaysia is a federalised court system operating uniformly throughout the country.